Website Kinder Morgan

Shift Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Shift Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Huger, SC, United States
Company Kinder Morgan

Company Profile

Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies along with the largest natural gas transporter and storage operator. The company move approximately 40 percent of the natural gas consumed in the U.S.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Shift Mechanic who will install, maintain, diagnose and repair primarily road and off-road equipment related to the unloading, loading, transfer, and storage of bulk materials.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 year of related experience or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Diagnose problems and make repairs to heavy earth moving equipment such as cranes, loaders, dozers, etc.
  • Dismantle and repair heavy equipment including diesel and gas engines, electric motors and generators, hydraulic and pneumatic attachments, cable handling devices, control systems, fuel and brake systems, etc.
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and safety devices on equipment, and make adjustments
  • Lubricate moving parts and operate repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications
  • Move machinery and equipment as needed to check out and repair as needed
  • Operate a variety of tools/equipment such as cutting torch, welder, forklift, hand tools, power tools (impact wrench, drills, etc.), and electric meters
  • Perform housekeeping and general building maintenance as required
  • Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical engines, vehicles, and equipment used in bulk handling operations
  • Read and understand parts books and schematic drawings to determine repair parts needed and work procedures
  • Repair and lubricate machines, equipment, and heavy equipment
  • Respond to emergency call-outs to perform maintenance duties
  • Perform any other terminal functions as trained, requested, and instructed by the supervisor


  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds and work at heights up to 80 feet.
  • Must be able to successfully pass company-required background and drug testing requirements and other work required testing.
  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment.
  • Must be able to work outside in varying weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
  • Must be willing to carry and communicate over a company-provided mobile radio
  • Must be willing to work extended hour days.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends as required.
  • Must have own basic hand tools.
  • Must possess safety training and security certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by Kinder Morgan at all locations.

Employer’s Statement

Kinder Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.

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